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Single Tickets for 2019/20 Season Now On Sale

July 22, 2019

Single tickets to all Princeton University Concerts’ (“PUC”) 2019-20 season events are now on sale, online at, and by phone at 609-258-2800. Prices range just $5-10 students/$25-55 general for concerts featuring some of the most revered musicians of our time. Highlights include the rare opportunity to hear Philadelphia Orchestra and Metropolitan Opera Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin at the piano in a reimagining of Schubert’s beloved song cycle Winterreise, sung by PUC-favorite mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato; jazz legend pianist Brad Mehldau alongside tenor Ian Bostridge; and the debut of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra with the inimitable Mitsuko Uchida leading from the keyboard.

Not available as part of subscription packages, the audience-favorite Performances Up Close series—hour-long concerts with audience seated onstage—is also now available for purchase. This year’s programs focus on “The Artist as Improviser,” and feature live improvisations by the Vision String Quartet, pianist Gabriela Montero, and pianist Conrad Tao with tap dancer Caleb Teicher.

In addition to presenting the greatest talent in the world for the lowest prices in town, PUC continues to expand its free programming. The Live Music Meditation series, which received international acclaim last season in features by The New York Times and Performance Today, will return with pianist Brad Mehldau, violinist Stefan Jackiw, cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras, and the Dover String Quartet. Details about these events and more – including partnerships with the Princeton Public Library and the Princeton Garden Theatre – will be announced in the fall.

Tickets will be available for purchase in person at the Frist and Lewis Arts Complex campus box offices after the start of the Princeton University academic term. 
For a complete listing of concerts and events, visit


CONCERT CLASSICS – Eight Thursday Nights
$55, $45, $25 general / $10 students with valid ID
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center; Stefan Jackiw, violin & Jeremy Denk, piano; Isabelle Faust, violin, Jean-Guihen Queyras, cello, & Alexander Melnikov, piano; Calidore String Quartet; Mahler Chamber Orchestra & Mitsuko Uchida, piano; Benjamin Beilman, violin & Andrew Tyson, piano; Dover String Quartet; Matthias Goerne, baritone & Jan Lisiecki, piano

ICONS OF SONG – Three concerts featuring vocal classics reimagined through unusual collaborations
$55, $45 general / $10 students with valid ID
Ian Bostridge, tenor & Brad Mehldau, piano; Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano & Yannick Nézet-Séguin, piano; Matthias Goerne, baritone & Jan Lisiecki, piano

PERFORMANCES UP CLOSE – Three hour-long concerts with audience on stage, featuring improvisation.
$30 general / $10 students with valid ID
Vision String Quartet; Gabriela Montero, piano; Conrad Tao, piano & Caleb Teicher, tap dance

$40 general / $10 students
Ensemble Basiani, Georgian State Vocal Ensemble

$10 adults / $5 kids

RICHARDSON CHAMBER PLAYERS – 3 Sunday afternoon concerts featuring Princeton’s resident ensemble of performance faculty, distinguished guest artists and supremely talented students.
$15 general / $5 student


BY PHONE: 609-258-2800 (through September 11, 2019) | 609-258-9220 (after September 11, 2019*)
IN PERSON, after September 11, 2019: *
Frist Campus Center Ticket Office & Lewis Arts Complex Box Office
For University Ticketing box office hours, visit


Concert Classics Series Plus - 10 concerts, save up to 35%
$375, $313, $163
Concert Classics Series - 8 Thursday night concerts
$315, $265, $140
Icons of Song – 3 concerts
$132, $124, $92
Make Your Own Series
Choose 3 or more different concerts from all of our offerings, except Performances Up Close, and save 10% off single ticket prices.

All subscriptions must be bought by phone through the Concert Office. To subscribe, call 609-258-2800 [Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm].
Please note that a small handling charge is applied to all ticket orders.

For further information please contact Dasha Koltunyuk at 609-258-6024 or
*Subject to change

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Dasha (Darya) Koltunyuk
Phone:  609-258-6024